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by Tony R
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Re: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’

Great plant, MIke. Mine did not germinate. It might be a polyploid? I remember from old TSG stuff that Elton Roberts had a particularly large-segmented clone. his article is on the TSG website: "Many years ago I received a box in the mail. When I opened it there was a Tephrocactus joint larger than ...
by Tony R
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: BCSS ZOOM Talks
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: BCSS ZOOM Talks

Yes, or Christiane Ritz at Senckenberg in Görlitz.
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Puna subterranea incahuasi
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: Puna subterranea incahuasi

I have two of these for quite some years now. I never managed to get them to flower. They are in an unheated greenhouse in winter. That should not prevent decent blooming in summer, I reckon. They also get a lot of sunlight and much fresh air and are in a mineral soil. I am a bit puzzled as why the...
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Gasteria Id please
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Gasteria Id please

Yes, a typucal liliputrana:


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by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Homalocephala texensis
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: Homalocephala texensis

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by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Puna subterranea incahuasi
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: Puna subterranea incahuasi

Lovely, Ross (tu)
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Gasteria Id please
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Gasteria Id please

Just bicolor var. bicolor.
by Tony R
Sat Jul 17, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Hyde Hall Gardens Essex Zone Display and Plant Sale - July 24th & 25th
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Hyde Hall Gardens Essex Zone Display and Plant Sale - July 24th & 25th

One week to go until this event too - look forward to seeing you all there!
by Tony R
Wed Jul 14, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Stapeliads today
Replies: 15
Views: 446

Re: Some Stapeliads today

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Thanks, Diane, an excellent selection of interesting flowers.
by Tony R
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A Field Guide to Wild Flowers Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Region
Replies: 7
Views: 220

Re: A Field Guide to Wild Flowers Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Region

Re. this request and your other thread concerning the etymology of the word Ceropegia. In Ulrich Meve's 'chapter' on Ceropegia in The illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants - Asclepiadaceae, he states, Etym: Gr. 'keros', wax, wax candle; and Gr. 'pegnynai', assemble, unite; perhaps for the chandel...